ISBN: 0521563984
Title: Physical Foundations of Cosmology
Author: Viatcheslav Mukhanov
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2005-12-05
Number Of Pages: 442
Average Amazon Rating: 5.0
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Inflationary cosmology has been developed over the last twenty years to remedy serious shortcomings in the standard hot big

bang model of the universe. Taking an original approach, this textbook explains the basis of modern cosmology and shows

where the theoretical results come from. The book is divided into two parts; the first deals with the homogeneous and isotropic

model of the Universe, the second part discusses how inhomogeneities can explain its structure. Established material such as